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n. pl. mar·ti·nis
A cocktail made of gin or vodka and dry vermouth.
[Alteration of earlier Martinez (probably influenced by Martini & Rossi, trademark for a brand of vermouth), perhaps after Martinez, a city in western California where it was supposedly invented in the mid-1800s.]
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n, pl -nis
1. (Brewing) trademark an Italian vermouth
2. (Brewing) a cocktail of gin and vermouth
[C19 (sense 2): perhaps from the name of the inventor]
(Biography) Simone (siˈmoːne). ?1284–1344, Sienese painter
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n., pl. -nis.
a cocktail made with gin or vodka and dry vermouth.
[1885–90, Amer.; perhaps alter. of Martinez (an earlier alternate name of the drink, of disputed orig.)]
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|Noun||1.||martini - a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth|
gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
cocktail - a short mixed drink
vodka martini - martini made with vodka rather than gin
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